YESTERDAY'S DREAMS TODAY'S REALITIES was the theme chosen for our 1995 yearbook. This theme was
appropriate because all of us have a continuous dream of moving forward. We have overcome many unforeseen difficulties
in creating this yearbook.
There are a few people I would like to thank for their help: my staff: Marsha Reynolds. Deni Benns, Heather Bramlet.
Tricia Spotanski, and Jason Zimmer. I would also like to thank Chuck and Lucy Conner, our Herff Jones Representatives,
for all their time, effort, and help.
Hopefully, in looking through this book, you will realize how much hard work and dedication were put into this book.
But most of all, I hope you are pleased with the results of all our work. As you can see yesterday's dream has become
Enjoy the Book!
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Dr. Betsy Gordon
Dr. John Greenfield
Dr. Irwin Halfond
Dr. Lyn Huxford
Dr. Norm Madsen
Dr. Robert McChesney
Dr. Thomas Sparhawk
Dr. Frank Spreng
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WORLD YEARBOOK: A Special Events Magazine (March 1994-March 1995)
nassis dies at 64.
The Lion King roars
at the box office.
(1) Football legend O.J.
Simpson is accused of
murdering his ex-wife Nicole
Brown Simpson and her friend
Ronald Goldman. (2) I9 ( )4's
Miss America. Heather
Whitestone, becomes the first
deal contestant to win the
prestigious title. (3) After
weeks of searching tor two little boss from Union. South
( .in ilina. the nation is stunned as Susan Smith confesses
to murdering her sons. Americans initially rallied to her
aid alter a talse tale oi carjacking and kidnapping. (4) In
what was tagged "the most unexpected nuptial of the
year," Michael Jackson marries Lisa Marie Presley.
(5)'\\k Kenned) family loses two legendary women this
'.n American symbol of poise, grace, and strength.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died at M. (amilymatri arch
Hose Fitzgerald Kennedy died at I04. (6) The 37th
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president of the United States
and the only president to resign
from office, Richard Nixon, d ies
of a stroke at 81. • Convicted
serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was
murdered by another inmate
while serving a life sentence.
• Michael Kearney, a 10-year-
old from Mobile, Alabama, was
the youngest person to ever
graduate from an American
college. He received a BA in
anthropology from the University
of South Alabama, 'dreg
Louganis, winner of four
Olympic gold medals in men's
diving, announced that he has
AIDS. • The world mourned the
losses of: Kurt Cobain, Pedro
Zamora, Jessica Tandy, Burt
Lancaster, Wilma Rudolph, Raul
Julia. Tip ()' Neil, Cesar Romero.
Cab Calloway, felly Savalas,
Henry Mancini, William Conrad,
Vitas Gerulaitis, and John Candy,
PEOPLE AND PERSPECTIVES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Most memorable personality:
.Most controversial issue- of 1994-95:
(1) More than
10,000 people are
forced from their
homes and 26
dumps more than
20 inches of rain
on eastern Texas in 36 hours. (2) California is hit with its
worst storm in a decade. After 10 days of downpour,
thousands of people fled their homes and 1 1 people were
killed. (3) Myrlie Evers-Williams. wife of civil rights
leader Medgar Evers, is selected as head of the NAACP
after a 30-29 vote. In addition. Byron De La Beckwith, the
man who killed Medgar Evers 31 years ago, was finally
convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
(4) USAir Flight 427 crashes outside of Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, on September 8. Five crew members and
1 26 passengers were killed. (5)Qubilah Shabazz, daughter
of Malcolm X, is arrested when accusations surface that
she tried to hire a hitman to kill Louis Farrakhan.
(6) Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien leads "Team
Canada" trade delegation to China. • The United Nations
ranked Canada as the best country in the world to live.
• Tom Mosser, an advertising executive in New York, was
killed by a mail bomb. This attack appeared to be the work
of the same serial bomber who has eluded investigators
for 1 6 years. • Hulond Humphries, the principal at Randolph
County High School in Wedowee. Alabama, threatened to
cancel the prom if interracial couples attended. Revonda
Bowen, a mixed-race student, stood up to bigotry and was
awarded $25,000 after filing suit. Later, unknown arsonists
destroyed the school. • Barbie turned 35 and remained the
world's best-sellina doll.
What was the hottest news story in your town?
(1)\ ormer Presbyterian minister, Paul J. Hill, is convicted
on two first-degree murder counts for slaying a doctoi and
his escort outside a Pensacola abortion clinic (2)Foi the
first time in 40 years, the Republicans control both
houses of Congress. Newt Gingrich. 5 1 . former history
professor, became the new Speaker of the House.
(3) President Clinton demands and accepts the
I resignation of U.S. Surgeon GeneralDr./oycefyn
Elders for her outspoken stances on sex education
• and drug use. (4)CIA officer Aldrich Ames, 53,
• pockets nearly $3 million for working with the
Sov iet KGB. The classified information that Ames
sold to the KGB was responsible for the deaths of
10 Russian agents who worked for U.S.
intelligence. (5) Voters in Washington, D.C.. put
Marion Harry back in the mayor's office. Fouryears
earlier he had been jailed for smoking crack. (6) The
White House is the target of several planned attacks: a
suicidal, unemployed truck driver, Frank Eugene Corder,
crashes a small airplane on the
South Lawn. Before being
subdued by Secret Service
agents and bystanders,
convicted felon Francisco
Martin Duran fired 27 rounds
with a semiautomatic assault
rifle at the White House.
•Former president Ronald
Reagan announced that he is
suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
• The anticrime bill authorized $30.2 billion in spending
over six years. • Four Islamic terrorists were convicted of
bombing the World Trade Center and received 240 year
NATIONAL AFFAIRS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Most important national issues lo you:
Yum opinion ol the Republicans' sweep of congres
(1) An earthquake registering 7.2 on the Richter Scale
devastates Kobe, the sixth largest city in Japan.
Approximately 5,000 people were killed. (2) Hutu death
squads massacre half a million people in Rwanda. Five
times that many people fled to refugee camps where many
died from unsanitary conditions. (3) U.S. citizen Michael
Fay receives four lashes from a rattan cane after confessing
to spray painting cars in Singapore. (4) After more than a
century of white supremacy. South Africans vote and
elect former political prisoner Nelson Mandela, the
country's first black president. (5) Former U.S. president
Jimmy Carter travels to North Korea, Haiti, and Bosnia
on diplomatic missions of peace. • Fifty-three cult members
in Switzerland and Canada died in a mass suicide. The
cult's charismatic leader, Luc Jouret, was among the dead.
• Russian president Boris Yeltsin sent troops to Chechnya
to thwart a bid for independence. Guerilla warfare broke
out as troops tried to bring the rebels back into the Russian
Federation. «In less than six months, two political
assassinations occurred in
Mexico: Francisco Ruiz
official of the country 's ruling
party, and Luis Donaldo
candidate were killed. «A
Baltic ferry sank off the coast
oi Finland killing 900 people.
WORLD EVENTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Most important international issues to you:.
Your opinion of the Singapore caning:
(1 )The Mask und Dumband Dumber
gross more than $200 million and
pul Jim Carrey on top of the movie
world. (2J Disney's animated feature
The Lion King is the top grossing
film o\ 1994. The Oscar-winning
soundtrack by Elton John was also
one of the biggest selling albums of the year. (3) Fori est
Gump walks awa\ with si\ Academy Awards, including
Best Mo\ ic and Best Actor as Tom Hanks becomes only
the second actor to e\ er w in back to back Oscars. Other
top movies: Pulp Fi< ti< m. True Lies . Spec J, Four Weddings
and a Funeral. Clear ami Present Danger, and The Santa
(4) With a show aimed at viewers in their teens
and tw enties, RickiLake dev elops the fastest growing talk
show audience in America. (5) ER becomes the hottest
new telev ision series of the year. (6) lirad Pitt scores big
with two hit menies. Interview with the Vampire and
Legends of the Fall. (7) F rosier moves to a new city w ith
anew show that \ icwers love. 'Jimmy Smits joins the cast
i 'I N VPD Blue as David Caruso walks away from one of
television's most popular shows • Baywatch becomes the
most syndicated show in the history of television.
• Heather Locklear marries
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie
Sambora as her ex-
husband. Motley Crue's
Tommy Lee weds
Baywatch star, Pamela
A n d e r s on.' E lien
Degeneres becomes the
latest stand-up comedienne
to have a prime time sitcom
hit. 'Other popular
television shows: Home
Improvement. Grace I huler
Fire, Mad AboutYou, Living Single, Party of Five, Friends,
Seinfeld, Melrose Plat e, Roseanne, and The X-Files.
ENTERTAINMENT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Your favorite movies ;inrl TV shows:
Your favorite actors and actresses:
(1) Newcomer Sheryl
Crow's debut album
Tuesday Night Music
Club goes double
platinum. She won three
Record of the Year for
All 1 Wanna Do. (2) At
the 28th Annual Country
Music Awards, Vince
Gill wins Male Vocalist
of the Year (fourth year in a row) and Entertainer of the
Year. (3) The "Philly hip-hop" quartet, Boyz II Men,
debuts at the top of the charts with its mainstream album
Boyz II Men II and takes
home two Grammys,
including Best Rhythm &
Blues Group Vocal
Performance and Best
Rhythm & Blues Album.
(4) The Seattle band
Soundgarden wins two
Grammys including Best
Hard Rock Performance and Best Metal Performance.
(5) Sheets of rain, rivers of mud, $135 tickets, and $4
350,000 fans from
reliving the rock
'94. Some of the
Bob Dylan and
Nine Inch Nails.
the big winner at
the 37th Annual
Grammy Awards, tSKL.
His song Streets of Philadelphia won four Grammys
including Song of the Year. • Other popular musicians:
Toni Braxton, Pearl Jam, Beck, Salt-N-Pepa, Melissa
Etheridge, Hole, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Petra, Garth
Brooks, Babyface, Seal,
the Blowfish, Luscious
Jackson, Liz Phair. Ace of
Base, Counting Crows,
Queen Latifah, John
Warren G, Aerosmith, Reba
McEntire, and Take 6.
MUSIC AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Your favorite songs:
Your favorite performers:
1 1) With nine Wimbledon singles
lilies uruk't hei racket, Martina
Sairaiiliiva retires al J8 (2)George
torenuin. 45, regains the
heavyweight title he lost to
Muhammad \h 20 years earlier.
(3^ \i 24 \ndrt Kgaasi wins his
first i S ' >|vn title. (4) The Son
/ rum is* •< 4fvr\ capture their fifth
rw I %ict orj with .i 4'i 26 win over the Son Diego
5 I Idrick "Tiger" Woods becomes the
inMhc I mted Slate \mateui
Gotfutk (6)Nru it iliy-kicl Italy to win the title
match of ihc fir I World I hampion hip evei
(7)Dominiqm Dawes, 1 8. lakes
• ihc National Gymnasia ,
llniisiiin Knrkrl\ *on their first
NBA Championship by
defeating the AW York
K nicks four games to three.
Houston Rockets center,
won the Most Valuable
Player Award. • Major
League Baseball players
went on strike in August.
The season and the World
Series were cancelled
because owners and players were unable to come to an
agreement. It's been l )() years since The World Series has
not taken place. • The New York Rangers won hockey's
Stanle\ Cup by defeating the Vancouver Canucks. Riots
broke out in Vancouver. Canada, after the loss. 'Michael
Jordan lefl baseball and returned to basketball and the
Chicago Hulls. Manufacturers struggled to meet the
demand for replicas of his new number 45 Bulls jersey.
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